Fresher Project Officer International NGO Jobs – ZOA

Job Title:         Project Officer
Organisation: ZOA
Duty Station:   Uganda
About US:
is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical
message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work
together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the
affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.
Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and
Karamoja (Amudat). ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes
of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational
education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer (pending
funding) with support from the Project Manager is responsible for the day to
day planning, and implementation of activities under the Growing Rural
Opportunities for work and wellbeing (GROWW) project in Nwoya and Omoro
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Implements project activities in line with the workplan to achieve
optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and
Supports possible community volunteers in day to day implementation;
Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and
according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
Ensures project outputs are consistent with project proposals, log frames
and in line with quality standards and country policies;
Oversees and ensures implementation is in line with standards and
policies of both ZOA and government of Uganda;
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.
Provide timely and accurate input to supervisor for reporting purposes;
Identify, document lessons learned and best practices;
Prepare and submit well written success stories;
Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by
Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the
Provide verbal and written reports to ZOA management when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or
Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;
Understanding of the local context, culture, and language(s) is required;
Experience in a similar position implementing related projects is an
added advantage;
Working experience in a humanitarian settings is an added advantage;
Excellent spoken and written command of English.
Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.
Flexibility and adaptability;
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and innovative environment;
Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and
rehabilitation work.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification,
experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should send their applications to Applications should only include the following: cover
letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of which two must
be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the most
recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor or
indicate only “Application Project Officer – Acholi” on the subject line.
Qualified female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly
encouraged to apply.
Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 13th
December 2019
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